Louisiana fugitive arrested in Johnson City

POSTED: 7:48 AM Jul 29 2013   UPDATED: 5:44 PM Jul 29 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

A man wanted out of Louisiana is now behind bars in Johnson City.

Johnson City police say Rusty Anderson was arrested and charged with being a fugitive from justice Sunday afternoon while they were responding to a call about two people fighting in a yard on West Holston Avenue.

Police say they found Anderson walking back to an apartment when they arrived.

During a records check, officers discovered Anderson has an active warrant out of Louisiana.

Anderson was arrested and taken to the Washington County Detention Center, where he is awaiting extradition.